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  • Date:15 Mar 2011
  • Kick-off:19:45
  • Venue:Turf Moor
  • Attendance:13,802
  • Rodriguez (17) Rodriguez (78)
  • Jutkiewicz (60)
    McSheffrey (74)
Goal!

Live Commentary

91:51 +1.51

The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Keiren Westwood.

91:04 +1.04

Carl Baker produces a lobbed right-footed shot from 35 yards that went over the goal.

89:37

Wade Elliott fouled by Carl Baker, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Daniel Fox from right channel.

88:47

Booking for Carl Baker for unsporting behaviour. Unfair challenge on Nathan Delfouneso by Carl Baker results in a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Wade Elliott.

87:39

Michael Duff is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Keiren Westwood takes the direct free kick.

87:15

Free kick awarded for a foul by Carl Baker on Chris Eagles. Free kick taken by Wade Elliott.

86:16

Shot from just outside the box by Wade Elliott goes over the crossbar.

84:35

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Richard Keogh by Chris Iwelumo. Keiren Westwood takes the direct free kick.

82:36

Short corner taken by Gary McSheffrey, Gary McSheffrey has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.

81:59

Booking for Wade Elliott for dissent.

80:52

Clarke Carlisle receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Clarke Carlisle concedes a free kick for a foul on Carl Baker. Shot on goal comes in from Sammy Clingan from the free kick.

78:59

Jay Rodriguez finds the back of the net with a goal from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Burnley 2-2 Coventry.Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Daniel Fox, Daniel Fox provided the assist for the goal.

77:17

Gary McSheffrey challenges Wade Elliott unfairly and gives away a free kick. Daniel Fox delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from left channel, save by Keiren Westwood.

76:23

Jack Cork leaves the field to be replaced by Chris Iwelumo.

74:59

Goal scored by Gary McSheffrey from the edge of the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Burnley 1-2 Coventry.

74:11

Daniel Fox is adjudged to have handled the ball. Gary McSheffrey crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, clearance made by Michael Duff.

71:00

Freddy Eastwood takes a shot. Blocked by Marvin Bartley.

69:12

Aron Gunnarsson takes a shot. Save made by Lee Grant. Inswinging corner taken by Sammy Clingan, save by Lee Grant.

66:43

Lukas Jutkiewicz is ruled offside. Lee Grant takes the free kick.

65:43

Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Lukas Jutkiewicz.

64:55

Marvin Bartley replaces Ross Wallace. Sammy Clingan fouled by Nathan Delfouneso, the ref awards a free kick. Keiren Westwood takes the direct free kick.

60:41

Lukas Jutkiewicz scores a headed goal from inside the penalty box. Burnley 1-1 Coventry.Lukas Jutkiewicz takes a shot.

59:51

Effort on goal by Sammy Clingan from just inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

58:41

Unfair challenge on Gary McSheffrey by Wade Elliott results in a free kick. Sammy Clingan takes the free kick.

58:02

Free kick awarded for a foul by Jay Rodriguez on Richard Keogh. Keiren Westwood takes the direct free kick.

56:59

Corner taken by Ross Wallace from the left by-line, clearance by Jordan Clarke.

56:14

Chris Hussey on for Stephen O'Halloran.

55:22

Inswinging corner taken by Sammy Clingan from the left by-line, clearance by Michael Duff.

51:47

Unfair challenge on Aron Gunnarsson by Wade Elliott results in a free kick. Shot on goal comes in from Sammy Clingan from the free kick, save made by Lee Grant. Corner taken left-footed by Gary McSheffrey from the right by-line, Lee Grant makes a save.

51:26

Ross Wallace gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stephen O'Halloran. Direct free kick taken by Freddy Eastwood.

46:09 +1.09

Shot from just outside the area by Carl Baker misses to the left of the target.

45:19

Lukas Jutkiewicz fouled by Michael Duff, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Sammy Clingan from right channel.

42:20

Free kick awarded for a foul by Aron Gunnarsson on Jack Cork. Clarke Carlisle restarts play with the free kick.

40:13

Wade Elliott concedes a free kick for a foul on Aron Gunnarsson. Richard Keogh restarts play with the free kick.

39:25

(Burnley) makes a substitution, with Wade Elliott coming on for Dean Marney.

38:32

A cross is delivered by Ross Wallace, Jay Rodriguez takes a shot. Keiren Westwood makes a save.

37:54

Daniel Fox gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Freddy Eastwood. Free kick taken by Sammy Clingan.

35:30

Stephen O'Halloran booked. Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephen O'Halloran on Ross Wallace. Clarke Carlisle takes the free kick.

33:26

Lukas Jutkiewicz takes a shot. Blocked by Freddy Eastwood.

30:58

Nathan Delfouneso takes a shot. Save by Keiren Westwood.

26:55

Gary McSheffrey fouled by Chris Eagles, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Gary McSheffrey. Gary McSheffrey has an effort at goal from 18 yards. Michael Duff gets a block in. Gary McSheffrey has a drilled shot. Blocked by Michael Duff.

23:05

Chris Eagles takes a shot. Save by Keiren Westwood.

21:58

Corner taken by Gary McSheffrey played to the near post, Lee Grant makes a save.

21:12

The assistant referee signals for offside against Lukas Jutkiewicz. Daniel Fox takes the indirect free kick.

20:33

Ross Wallace gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gary McSheffrey. Stephen O'Halloran takes the direct free kick.

18:55

Foul by Carl Baker on Jack Cork, free kick awarded. Tyrone Mears takes the direct free kick.

17:28

Jay Rodriguez finds the net with a goal from just outside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Burnley 1-0 Coventry.Assist on the goal came from Dean Marney.

16:10

Foul by Michael Duff on Freddy Eastwood, free kick awarded. Sammy Clingan fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, blocked by Dean Marney.

13:54

Ross Wallace has an effort at goal from outside the area which goes wide right of the goal.

12:02

Michael Duff crosses the ball.

8:13

Unfair challenge on Daniel Fox by Freddy Eastwood results in a free kick. Lee Grant restarts play with the free kick.

7:37

Jack Cork takes a shot. Blocked by Aron Gunnarsson.

7:04

Corner taken by Daniel Fox, Stephen O'Halloran manages to make a clearance.

6:24

Freddy Eastwood has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand post.

2:54

Gary McSheffrey takes a shot. Blocked by Jay Rodriguez.

2:24

Lukas Jutkiewicz takes a shot. Save made by Lee Grant. Corner taken right-footed by Sammy Clingan from the left by-line, Clarke Carlisle manages to make a clearance.

1:28

Foul by Sammy Clingan on Jay Rodriguez, free kick awarded. Daniel Fox restarts play with the free kick.

1:07

Lukas Jutkiewicz takes a shot. Lee Grant makes a save.

Match Preview

Howe to stick with wounded Clarets Burnley boss Eddie Howe is unlikely to make wholesale changes when his side host Coventry. The Clarets' play-off hopes were dealt a blow on Saturday after they were thumped 3-0 at home by Millwall and they will again be without a trio of strikers. Charlie Austin has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a dislocated shoulder. Fellow frontman Steven Thompson is sidelined for at least a month following a groin operation and Martin Paterson is also absent with a thigh injury. Midfielder Chris McCann is edging closer to match fitness after a long-term knee injury. Howe is urging his side to bounce straight back from Saturday's defeat, saying: "It's an opportunity to put it right in front of our own fans." Steve Harrison and Andy Thorn will take charge of Coventry following the sacking of boss Aidy Boothroyd. First-team coach Harrison and chief scout Thorn have been placed in temporary charge of team affairs with Boothroyd and assistant manager Martin Pert both relieved of their duties on Monday morning following a run of just one win in 16 games. Boothroyd suffered terribly with injuries over recent months and there is no let up for Harrison or Thorn. Centre-back Martin Cranie will be assessed ahead of the clash at Turf Moor having sustained a suspected hamstring strain which forced him off late on in Saturday's 1-0 home defeat to Hull. Marlon King serves the third match of his four-game ban, while fellow striker Clive Platt (calf) will again be assessed. But goalkeeper Keiren Westwood should again feature having passed a late fitness test on his hip/thigh muscle strain to return between the sticks at the weekend. Meanwhile, City are expected to learn this week whether centre-back Ben Turner needs another operation to repair torn knee ligaments which have sidelined him for four months. Skipper Lee Carsley, defender James McPake and midfielders Gary Deegan and Isaac Osbourne all remain out.

Formation:442Manager: Eddie Howe

Burnley

Formation: 442Manager:

Coventry

  • Lee Grant
  • Tyrone Mears
  • Michael Duff
  • Clarke Carlisle
  • Daniel Fox
  • Chris Eagles
  • Dean Marney
  • Jack Cork
  • Ross Wallace
  • Jay Rodriguez
  • Nathan Delfouneso
  • SUBS
  • Brian Jensen
  • Graham Alexander
  • Chris Iwelumo
  • Wade Elliott
  • David Edgar
  • Marvin Bartley
  • Andre Bikey

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Match Report

Clarets held by managerless Coventry Jay Rodriguez scored a goal in each half but Burnley's npower Championship play-off ambitions were dealt a blow as managerless Coventry held them to a 2-2 draw at Turf Moor. The Sky Blues sacked boss Aidy Boothroyd on Monday following a run of one win in 16 games, but they dominated for long periods under the temporary stewardship of chief scout Andy Thorn. Rodriguez displayed excellent control and an assured finish to open the scoring after 18 minutes, but Coventry deservedly levelled through Lukas Jutkiewicz shortly after the hour. A splendid solo effort from Gary McSheffrey looked to have given City the win, but Rodriguez headed his 12th of the season 11 minutes from time. The result leaves Burnley three points shy of sixth-placed Nottingham Forest with a game in hand, while Coventry edge eight points clear of the bottom three. Eddie Howe kept faith with the Burnley XI that lost 3-0 to Millwall at the weekend, while Coventry made three changes to the side that went down 1-0 to Hull in Boothroyd's final game at the helm. Stephen O'Halloran and Jordan Clarke came into the Sky Blues' defence for Nathan Cameron and the injured Martin Cranie, while Carl Baker replaced David Bell in midfield. Coventry started brightly and in the third minute Jutkiewicz hit a sumptuous volley on the turn that drew a magnificent one-handed save from Burnley goalkeeper Lee Grant, before fellow forward Freddy Eastwood skipped past full-back Danny Fox and drilled into the side-netting. Burnley were disjointed in the opening stages but took the lead through a moment of quality. Tyrone Mears found Rodriguez 30 yards from goal, where a clever touch took the England Under-21 forward clear of centre-back Richard Keogh and gave him space to coolly lob onrushing keeper Keiren Westwood. Westwood then held efforts from Nathan Delfouneso and Rodriguez, but Burnley attacks were becoming increasingly sporadic and they lost midfielder Dean Marney to injury five minutes before the break. His replacement Wade Elliot was easily passed as Baker cut in from the left and unleashed a rasping 25-yard strike that brushed the side netting with Grant beaten. City started strongly again after the break and Grant got down well to palm away Sammy Clingan's 52nd-minute free-kick. Coventry should have been level when Eastwood danced past a pair of challenges and touched the ball towards Jutkiewicz in the area. The former Swindon man momentarily lost his footing, allowing Grant to spring from his line and thwart the eventual attempt. But Jutkiewicz made amends by bringing Coventry level in the 61st minute, heading home at the second attempt after his initial attempt from Baker's cross had thudded into the crossbar. Coventry continued to press and skipper Richard Wood glanced a corner narrowly wide, before the lively Baker jinked past the Burnley defence from the left and slotted his shot a fraction past the near post. A deserved lead arrived for the visitors in spectacular fashion with 15 minutes remaining. McSheffrey beat Jack Cork to a loose ball on the right flank, turned into the box to evade two more challenges and curled a delicate left-footed effort beyond Grant into the top corner. However Burnley hit back in the 79th minute when Rodriguez headed home from a Fox corner despite the best efforts of Aron Gunnarson to clear.

Form Guide

    WDWWWL
  • Burnley
  • VS
  • Coventry
  • WLDLDL

Last Meetings

  • Coventry
  • 1 - 0
  • Burnley
  • 20/11/2010
  • Burnley
  • 1 - 1
  • Coventry
  • 17/02/2009
  • Coventry
  • 1 - 3
  • Burnley
  • 21/10/2008
  • Burnley
  • 2 - 0
  • Coventry
  • 26/02/2008
  • Coventry
  • 1 - 2
  • Burnley
  • 19/01/2008
  • Burnley
  • 1 - 2
  • Coventry
  • 06/05/2007

Top Scorers

Burnley

  • C Iwelumo 11
  • J Rodriguez 9
  • C Eagles 4
  • R Wallace 3
  • D Marney 3
  • JF Cork 3
  • S Thompson 2
  • AS Bikey 2
  • M Paterson 2
  • C Carlisle 1
  • T Mears 1
  • B Easton 1
  • N Delfouneso 1

Coventry

  • M King 5
  • G McSheffrey 5
  • F Eastwood 5
  • B Turner 4
  • C Platt 3
  • AE Gunnarsson 3
  • L Jutkiewicz 2
  • D Bell 1
  • C Baker 1
  • R Wood 1
  • J Clarke 1

Goals

Burnley

    • Total goals 93
    • Goals per game 51
  • 4 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 7 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 9 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 12 (For) 10 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Coventry

    • Total goals 80
    • Goals per game 38
  • 3 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 3 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 2 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 6 (For) 6 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 11 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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